Ch 15 & 16.txt

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Ch 15 & 16.txt
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  1. audi/o
    • to hear
    • ex. audioogy study of hearing disorders
  2. aur/i & ot/o
    ear
  3. acoust
    hearing
  4. chol/e
    gall or bile
  5. fenestrat
    • window
    • ex. fenestration: surgical operation in which a new opening is made in the labyrinth of the inner ear
  6. labyrinth/o
    maze, inner ear
  7. mast/o
    mastoid process, breast shaped
  8. myring/o & tympan/o
    eardrum, tympanic membrane
  9. presby/o
    • old
    • ex. presbycusis: old hearing; imparimebnt of hearing that occurs with aging
  10. -cusis
    hearing
  11. -lymph
    serum, clear fluid
  12. staped/o
    stapes, stirrup
  13. steat/o
    fat
  14. BC
    bone conduction
  15. ENG
    electronystagmography
  16. ENT
    ear nose throat - otorhinolaryngology
  17. HD
    hearing distance
  18. OM
    otitis media
  19. TM
    tympanic membrane
  20. ocul/o & ophthalm/o & opt/o
    • eye
    • ex.
  21. ambly/o
    • dull
    • ex. amblyopia: lazy eye; dullness of vision
  22. anis/o
    • unequal
    • ex. anisocoria: condition in which the pupils are unequal
  23. blephar/o
    • eyelid
    • ex. blepharoptosis: drooping of the upper eyelid
  24. -ptosis
    prolapse; drooping
  25. choroid/o
    choroid
  26. conjunctiv/o
    to join together
  27. cor/o
    pupil
  28. cry/o
    cold
  29. cycl/o
    ciliary body
  30. dacry/o & lacrim/o
    • tear, lacrimal duct, tear duct
    • ex. dacryoma: tumorlike swellling caused by obstruction of the tear ducts
  31. dipl/o
    double
  32. foc/o
    focus
  33. goni/o
    angle
  34. irid/o
    iris
  35. kerat/o
    iris
  36. lent/o & phac/o & phak/o
    • lens
    • ex. aphakia
  37. mi/o
    • less, small
    • ex. miotic: pertaining to an agent that cuases the pupil to contract
  38. mydriat
    • dilation, widen
    • ex. mydriatic: pertaining to an agent that causes the pupil to dilate
  39. phot/o
    light
  40. -opia
    sigh, vision
  41. rad/i
    radiating out from a center
  42. stigmat/o
    point
  43. trich/o
    hair
  44. trop/o
    turn
  45. uve/o
    uvea
  46. xen/o
    • foreign material
    • ex. xenophthalmia: inflamed eye condtion caused by foreign material
  47. xer/o
    • dry
    • ex. xerophthalmia: eye condition in which the conjunctiva is dry
  48. IOL
    intraocular lens
  49. IOP
    intraocular pressure
  50. HT
    hyperopia (farsightedness)
  51. MY
    myopia (nearsightedness like me!)
  52. Acc
    accommodation - process by which the eye make adjustment to see objects at various objects
  53. EM
    emmetropia: normal or perfect vision
  54. ST
    esotrophia: condition in which the eye turn INWARD - crossed eyes
  55. XT
    exotrophia; turning outward of one or both eyes

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